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    Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania’s Vrancea
    Dec28

    Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania’s Vrancea

    A 5-6 magnitude quake hit Vrancea county in Romania early Wednesday and was felt across Bulgaria, seismologists and media report. There are no reports of injured people after the quake.The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre measured its epicenter at a depth of 98 km beneath the surface, 148 km north of the capital Bucharest and 8 km west of...

    Kazakh FM Reports on 2016 Results: UNSC Membership, Attracting Investment Major Achievements  
    Dec28

    Kazakh FM Reports on 2016 Results: UNSC Membership, Attracting Investment Major Achievements  

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov reported on the main results of the ministry’s activities in 2016 and highlighted the coming tasks of Kazakh diplomacy for 2017 during his traditional annual briefing on Dec.27. Idrissov...

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea's Economy
    Dec28

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea's Economy

    MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed fro …read more Source: Big News...

    Different Under Trump? Why Russia Grates Americans So Much
    Dec28

    Different Under Trump? Why Russia Grates Americans So Much

    By Markus HeinrichThe reemergence of US’s erstwhile counterpart from the bipolar world order is an uncomfortable reminder that the presumed age of American hegemony is history. The era in which the United States reigned supreme, unchallenged in its economic, political and military power, is over. Challenging American power Population...

    Winners and losers of 2017
    Dec28

    Winners and losers of 2017

    Ladies and gentlemen, a big drum roll — and a few honking raspberries — for your list of likely 2017 winners and losers: Winners Gold leaf dealers: Donald and Melania Trump are moving into the White House. Will there be an inch of the private apartments that has not been gilded by the time they leave? Theresa May:Â...

    Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style
    Dec28

    Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

    My wife is English, so every Christmas we include in our celebration holiday crackers. For those unfamiliar with British traditions, the crackers are cardboard tubes wrapped in decorated paper. When you pull on the ends they pop open with a bang, and inside there is a paper crown to commemorate the visit by the three kings as well as a small gift...

    Russia calls US move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’
    Dec28

    Russia calls US move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’

    Russia said on Tuesday that a US decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria. Moscow last year launched a campaign of air strikes in Syria to help President Bashar al-Assad and his forces retake...

    Putin Launches Pipeline to Supply Natural Gas to Crimea
    Dec28

    Putin Launches Pipeline to Supply Natural Gas to Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin launched via videoconference a natural gas pipeline linking Crimea to Russia’s gas pipeline system, which will allow the inhabitants of the peninsula to receive a continuous supply of gas. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’
    Dec28

    Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’

    Rebel fighter clean a weapon in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in...

    Trump Signals Shift from Obama’s Focus on Multilateralism
    Dec28

    Trump Signals Shift from Obama’s Focus on Multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international...